It Takes One: Roxie Munro

More about Roxie Munro:

It takes one brave soul to change the world, and today, that person is Roxie Munro. Roxie grew up in southern Maryland and now lives in New York City. A working artist all her adult life, she freelanced in Washington, D.C., as a television courtroom artist and now creates oils, watercolors, prints, and drawings that are exhibited widely in the United States.

She also has had fourteen magazine covers published by The New Yorker and is the author/illustrator of more than 40 children’s nonfiction concept books, including The INSIDE-OUTSIDE BOOK OF NEW YORK CITY (winner of a New York Times Best Illustrated Award); GARGOYLES, and so many other wonderful books.

An amazing intervidw with Roxie Munroe who describes the INSIDE-OUTSIDE book series, and what inspired her to create it for so many to enjoy. 

She actively collaborates with OCG Studios to create interactive and educational ‘apps’ for both adults and children, with digital projects that include “Roxie’s Puzzle Adventure” (a sixteen-screen jigsaw puzzle), “Roxie’s a-MAZE-ing Vacation Adventure” (an interactive game), and the 3-D “Roxie’s DOORS.”

Among her more recent books are Rodent Rascals; Masterpiece Mix; Market Maze; EcoMazes: 12 Earth Adventures (a Smithsonian Best Science Book for Children); Desert Days, Desert Nights; Hatch!; and Busy Builders.

Read on for Roxie’s interview describing the INSIDE-OUTSIDE book series and what inspired her to create it. 

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